Stories that convey what it means to see your truth and taking the next steps to live in it.
The redefining declaration of inheritance made by African American artist.
The behind the scenes making of a short film made by young college students to reclaim their royal inheritance during the beginning of a divided racial and political era of American history. The film is a witness of students bonding together to create unity, creativity, and advocacy.
By a stream in the woods - a place between worlds - two women find each other ankle-deep in the water, letting go of what's past and wondering what will come.
A modern pop/R&B musical dealing with some of the most relevant issues of the day. College seniors Jamal and Trevor each think they have it all planned out until they have an unexpected encounter, but is their developing love enough to overcome their different backgrounds, paths, friends, and families?
LEGACY profiles gentrification, romance and inheritance as Jada Lane faces the complex decision to give up her New York City lifestyle or lose her father’s business and the continuation of his legacy in the community.
Two Nigerian weightlifters must compete against each other in order to gain US citizenship.
Logline / Synopsis:
24 mins, A documentary film about two legendary northeast Portland high school basketball teams and the African American community that houses them, as it struggles with gentrification.
Jesse Handsher (@bywaterfilms)
Director and Producer
Kyle Sykes (@kylesyks)
Main Editor, Sound Design, Story Direction
A young father navigates the visceral and often disorienting experience of living with anxiety, depression, and panic while trying to maintain a connection with his family and some semblance of normalcy. What is soon discovered, however, is that he isn't entirely sure what he's dealing with or even how to help himself. Will he succumb to the demons and face the fate that many have before him, or will he find a way out of this personal horror story?
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